You will be studying at a top'ranking languages department with an outstanding research record. We offer excellent quality equipment and dedicated language learning facilities. The Latin element offers a wide range of non'linguistic options, including classical archaeology and ancient philosophy as well as ancient history and classical literature in translation. You will have the opportunity to acquire skills of translation not only from Latin into English but also from English into Latin. You will spend a year abroad and can choose to study at university, be a teaching assistant or go on a work placement. We have strong links with major universities in metropolitan France as well as Belgium, Switzerland and La Reunion.
French Year 1: perspectives on modern France (crisis, nation, identity); the visual image in French culture and society; heroes and anti'heroes in their social and cultural context; language, communication and society; landmarks (reading the classics of French literature). Year 2: cinema in France; writing romance and desire; French (the linguist's view); culture and ideology; stage and screen in France. Year 3: advanced French linguistics; Arthurian romance; gender and transgression in early'modern French literature; redefining the erotic in contemporary French literature and film; fictions of history (narrative, film and event in early modern France); image, identity and consumer culture in post'war fiction and film; text and image in France (from cubism to the present); ethics and violence (murder, suicide and genocide in literature and film); the libertines (narratives of experience in early modern France); the passion of place (desire and identity in modern Paris). Latin Modules include: beginners Latin; intermediate Latin; Latin language and reading; intensive Latin; Latin prose composition; Latin verse composition.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees||Fee type|
Full Time With Time Abroad
Full Time With Time Abroad
- GCE A-level ABB-AAB
- European Baccalaureate 75%
- International Baccalaureate 32
- SQA Advanced Higher AB
- Course specific
- BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma D
- BTEC Level 3 Diploma DD
- BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MDD
- SQA Higher
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- The course is well organised and is running smoothly 81%
- I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 88%
- The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 75%
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Total Written: 34%
Total Coursework: 31%
Total Practical: 35%